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4/28/2009 9:37:33 AM
Home School Legal Defense Association
South Carolina -- Calls Needed to Pass Tax Credit Bill

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April 28, 2009

South Carolina -- Calls Needed to Pass Tax Credit Bill

Dear HSLDA Members and Friends:

Now is your chance to speak out in favor of a tax credit bill in South
Carolina that could make a significant difference to your family.
Senate Bill 520, legislation that would create a tax credit of up to
$1,000 per homeschool student for instruction-related expenses, is
scheduled for hearing by the Senate K-12 Education Subcommittee this
Wednesday at 9:00 a.m.

Senators on this subcommittee need to know that homeschoolers want
them to vote in favor of this bill. Please contact members of the
subcommittee today!

Action Requested:

1. Please call and/or email members of the Senate K-12 Education
Subcommittee with this message in your own words:

"Please vote for Senate Bill 520 to create school choice in South
Carolina and provide equitable tax credits for home educators."

The members of the Senate Education K-12 Subcommittee are as follows:

Senator Wes Hayes (R-York), Subcommittee Chairman
(803) 212-6410
set@scsenate.org

Senator John Matthews (D-Orangeburg)
(803) 212-6056
JWM@scsenate.org

Senator Luke Rankin (R-Horry)
(803) 212-6132
LR@scsenate.org

Senator Mike Fair (R-Greenville)
(803) 212-6420
FAIRM@scsenate.org

Senate Majority Leader Harvey Peeler (R-Cherokee)
(803) 212-6430
MED@scsenate.org

Senator Phil Leventis (D-Sumter)
(803) 212-6000
PL@scsenate.org

Senator Larry Grooms (R- Berkeley)
(803) 212-6400
STR@scsenate.org

Senator Gerald Malloy (D-Darlington)
(803) 212-6148
MALLOYG@scsenate.org

Senator Joel Lourie (D-Richland)
(803) 212-6116
JBL@scsenate.org

Senator Tom Davis (R-Beaufort)
(803) 212-6008
TomDavis@scsenate.org

2. Please forward this email to every family you know who is not a
member of HSLDA and urge them to contact members of the subcommittee.

To view the text of this bill, please go to
http://www.scstatehouse.gov/sess118_2009-2010/bills/520.htm

Please call or email today!


Sincerely,

Dewitt T. Black, III
HSLDA Senior Counsel

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